MBK Super Mirage

MBK Super Mirage


For sale a large MBK Super Mirage from circa 1986. The bike which is in excellent original condition has a 60cm Columbus frame and high quality chrome forks. The frame has been brazed using “inexternal” welding, this process means that the frame has no visible lugs or weld marks, it has extremely clean joins. The bike has a superb list of top level French components.

Motobecane LogoCrankset Nervar
Pedals Maillard with Christophe toeclips
Derailleurs Sachs/Huret
Brakes Weinmann 570 side pull
Brake levers Weinmann
Hubs Maillard with Rigida rims
Laprade seatpost

About Motobecane  (MBK)

A French manufacturer of bicycles, mopeds, motorcycles, and other small vehicles, established in 1923. “Motobécane” is a compound of “moto”, slang for motorcycle; “bécane” is slang for “bike.” More info here.


When this bike first turned a wheel…

  • Top gun was the most popular movie
  • The Sun newspaper alleged that comedian Freddie Starr ate a live hamster
  • “Don’t leave me this way” by the Communards was very very popular

What else could I buy with the money?

train ticket
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